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X-rays reveal details of plastic solar cell production

Organic photovoltaics: TUM researchers observe molecular processes

A ‘printing press’ for nanoparticles

New technique could facilitate use of gold nanoparticles in electronic, medical applications 

‘Superdeep’ diamonds provide new insight into earth’s carbon cycle

Researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered new insights into previously hidden parts of the earth’s carbon cycle. The team found that carbon...
cancer, antibiotics, gene editing, cell damage, arteries, enteric neuropathy, genes

Discovery could lead to more targeted drugs to stop cancer spread

Scientists have shed more light on a vital cluster of proteins that helps cells - including cancer cells - to move around the body. The...

Study: Bacteria attack lignin with enzymatic tag team

Team from Rice, University of Wisconsin-Madison shows how nature handles lignin

PPPL physicists simulate innovative method for starting up tokamaks without using...

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have produced self-consistent computer simulations that capture the evolution of an electric...
c. diff

Antibiotics pave way for C. diff infections by killing bile acid-altering...

New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Michigan finds that bile acids which are altered by bacteria normally living in...

Sounding the alarm on a future epidemic: Alzheimer’s disease

UCLA biostatistics team forecasts prevalence of the disease under different circumstances

Deep brain stimulation improves post-stroke recovery

Deep brain stimulation (DBS), already used in humans to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, is being tested to aid post-stroke recovery from paralysis. Studies in...

Tracing a cellular family tree

New technique allows tracking of gene expression over generations of cells as they specialize.

A new way to store solar heat

Material could harvest sunlight by day, release heat on demand hours or days later.

Federal funding for biomedical research rises $2 billion

In the field of biomedical science, researchers are always on the hunt for more funding to investigate, treat and cure diseases. Thanks to a...

Nanowalls for smartphones

Researchers at ETH Zurich have manufactured transparent electrodes for use in touchscreens using a novel nanoprinting process. The new electrodes are some of the...

Detection of molecules important for healthcare could soon be 1000 times...

Scientists should soon be able to capture biological molecules a thousand times faster, allowing better detection of important health issues. DNA mutations, which can lead...
stem cells


In a step toward personalized drug testing, researchers coax human stem cells to form complex tissues.

Spooky interference at a distance

Nanotechnologists at the University of Twente research institute MESA+ have discovered a new fundamental property of electrical currents in very small metal circuits. They...

‘Underground battery’ could store energy, CO2

Meeting the Paris Climate Agreement goal of limiting the increase in the global average temperature to well below two degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial...

Breakthrough may restore sight to blind retinas

Tel Aviv University researchers develop groundbreaking wireless material capable of sparking neuronal activity in response to light

Toxins found in fracking fluids and wastewater, study shows

In an analysis of more than 1,000 chemicals in fluids used in and created by hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Yale School of Public Health researchers...

Vanderbilt study raises questions about reporting incidental genetic findings

A genetic test that suggests a patient may be at increased risk for potentially fatal heart rhythms is very often not as ominous as...